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23Jun

How a New Artificial Intelligence Translated Brain Activity to Speech With 97 Percent Accuracy

The idea of a machine that can decode your thoughts might sound creepy, but for thousands of people who have lost the ability to speak due to disease or disability it could be game-changing. Even for the able-bodied, being able to type out an email by just thinking or sending commands to your digital assistant telepathically could be hugely useful.

20Feb

Why Bill Gates Thinks Gene Editing and Artificial Intelligence Could Save the World

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has been working to improve the state of global health through his nonprofit foundation for 20 years, and today he told the nation’s premier scientific gathering that advances in artificial intelligence and gene editing could accelerate those improvements exponentially in the years ahead.

11Feb

Would You Want a Personal Artificial Intelligence That Knows Everything About You?

A couple years ago I took part in a marketing video where I was recorded answering questions about my career path, interests, and goals. The next day, the videographer offered to show me the footage, so I took him up on it.

01Sep

Artificial Intelligence Funding Grew 592% in Four Years

During the second quarter of this year, the artificial intelligence startups brought in $7.4 billion in funding, the single highest amount ever in a quarter, according to 

07May

The Exponential Guide to Artificial Intelligence

“AI is here today; it’s not just the future of technology.

24Mar

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Make Healthcare Personal

For generations healthcare has been episodic – someone gets sick or breaks a bone, they see a doctor, and then they might not see another one until the next time they get sick or injured.

21Jun

We Need to Fine-Tune Our Definition of Artificial Intelligence

Sophia’s uncanny-valley face, made of Hanson Robotics’ patented Frubber, is rapidly becoming an iconic image in the field of artificial intelligence.

18Jun

Future of Artificial Intelligence & Longevity

What if we could generate novel molecules to target any disease, overnight, ready for clinical trials?